Joao Almeida

10 results

Ireland’s Dan Martin celebrates as he crosses the line to win stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia between Canazei and Sega di Ala. Photograph:  Dario Belingheri/AFP via Getty Images

With a shake of the head, a broad smile, and then a characteristic fist-pump at the line, Dan Martin took arguably the most dramatic victory of his pr(...)

 Ireland’s Daniel Martin: “It is only my own performance that I can control. The result will depend on how good the other guys are.”  Photograph:  Tim de Waele/Getty Images

Exactly six months after the highest overall finish of his career in a three-week Grand Tour, Dan Martin starts the Giro d’Italia on Saturday trying t(...)

 Caleb Ewan crosses the finish line ahead of Sam Bennett at the seventh stage of the UAE Cycling Tour from Yas Mall to Abu Dhabi Breakwater. Photograph: Getty Images

There was a little bit of eye-balling just before the finish line and when they crossed it Caleb Ewan had just about got himself in front of Sam Benne(...)

UAE Team Emirates’ Slovenian cyclist Tadej Pogacar celebrates upon crossing the finish line to win the third stage of the UAE Cycling Tour from Al Ain to Jebel Hafeet. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images

A hard-fought and narrow win on the first summit finish of Jefel Hafeet saw Tadej Pogacar further extend his overall lead in the UAE Tour, the Sloveni(...)

 Slovenian rider Jan Tratnik of Team Bahrain McLaren wins the 16th stage of the 2020 Giro d’Italia  from Udine to San Daniele Del Friuli, Italy. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

Team Bahrain McLaren’s Jan Tratnik edged past Ben O’Connor in a two-man finish on Tuesday to win the 16th stage of the Giro d’Italia, a 229km hilly ro(...)

Italy’s Filippo Ganna took stage 14 of the Giro. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

Filippo Ganna powered to his third stage win of this Giro d’Italia as Joao Almeida used the stage 14 time trial in Prosecco country to stretch his lea(...)

 Italian rider Diego Ulissi  celebrates pipping Joao Almeida to the 13th stage of the 2020 Giro d’Italia in Monselice, Italy. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

Some were last seen properly battered, some just badly bruised, others appearing to simply vanish overnight in what later proved suspicious circumstan(...)

Team Ineos Grenadiers   rider Jhonatan Narvaez leads the race during the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia. Photograph: Luca Bettini/AFP

Ecuador’s Jhonatan Narvaez soloed his way to victory on a rain-drenched 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday to give Ineos Grenadiers their thi(...)

  French rider Arnaud Démare   of the Groupama FDJ team sprints to win the 11th stage of the   Giro d’Italiaon Wednesday. Photograph: Luca Zennaro/EPA

Frenchman Arnaud Démare’s prolific Giro d’Italia continued as he claimed his fourth stage victory in this year’s race after a bunch sprint at the end (...)

Geraint Thomas (centre in black) in action during the third stage of the Giro d’Italia between Enna and Mount Etna in  Sicily on Monday. Photograph: Luca Bettini/AFP via Getty Images

Geraint Thomas’s Giro d’Italia challenge was effectively over before the first climb on Monday after the Ineos-Grenadiers rider was dropped during the(...)